Saturday, July 11, 2020

EPS scripts up by 85 per cent, thanks to Covid-19

The coronavirus pandemic has boosted the use electronic prescription service (EPS) as patients want to remain safe, a leading pharmacy body said on Thursday...

Gilead’s Remdesivir gets conditional EU clearance

The European Commission said on Friday (July 3) it had given conditional approval for the use of antiviral remdesivir in severe Covid-19 patients following...

UK orders 65 million injection devices from Becton Dickinson

Medical technology company Becton Dickinson and Co said on Friday (July 3) it received an order from the UK government for 65 million injection...

India approves human trials for second Covid-19 vaccine candidate

Zydus has received approval from Indian regulators to begin human studies for its Covid-19 vaccine contender, the drugmaker said on Friday (July 3), as the...

Landmark £13.25m funding package for community pharmacy in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland's health minister has announced a landmark £13.25 million funding package for community pharmacy. “What we saw through the Covid-19 pandemic was community pharmacy...

Pharmacist Ade Williams features in Rankin special

A powerful portrait of Bristol pharmacist Ade Williams has featured in a collection of photographs of NHS workers captured to recognise their role in...

Immune response to virus vaccine boosts Oxford experts’ confidence

A leading scientist behind the University of Oxford's potential Covid-19 vaccine said on Wednesday (July 1) the team has seen the right sort of immune response...

RPS shares Covid-19 resources with Commonwealth

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has shared Covid-19 webinar resources with members of the Commonwealth Pharmacists Association (CPA). The webinars are made available on Wednesday...

Scottish firm to trial T cells as possible Covid-19 treatment

A Scottish biotechnology firm said on Tuesday (June 30) it would start clinical trials on a possible T cell treatment for Covid-19, aimed at...

LloydsPharmacy, Deliveroo team up to deliver medical essentials at customer’s doorstep

LloydsPharmacy and Deliveroo have entered into a partnership to deliver medical essentials at customer's doorstep. Through the food delivery firm's mobile application, customers now can...